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. thank you so much for joining me today. "cnn newsroom" continues right now. >>> hey, everyone. i'm john berman. it's 11:00 on the east coast, 8:00 in the west. the man praised around the world for playing a central patrrole the ceasefire between israel and hamas is right now the target of massive protests. tens of thousands of protesters are in tahrir square and other cities calling morsi a dictator and the new pharaoh. he granted himself broad new powers specially allowing him to run the country unchecked. and the truce is facing its first challenge. a palestinian farmer was shot dead when israeli officers shot near the border. first i want to go to cairo and reza sayah who's following all the developments there. just a few moments ago, morsi spoke to a huge crowd. what did he say? >> well, he tried to calm things down. he defended his position. he defended the controversial decrees he announced last night telling his opponents that he's part of the revolution, one of the people. certainly at this hour he's got a lot of opponents and critics who do not agree with him and are are expres
on cnn starting at noon. please join me for that. thanks so much for joining me this hour. i'm fredricka whitfield. "cnn newsroom" continues with victor blackwell. >>> thank you, fred. i'm victor blackwell in for brooke baldwin. the dow finishing in the green as shoppers empty the shelves across the u.s. in case you're curious, the stock market closing early on this black friday. find out what today's sales mean for the overall health of the economy. but first, mass protests are erupting in egypt after a sudden power grab. in cairo's tahrir square, thousands are chanting for regime change. they say egypt's new president is acting like a dictator. president mohamed morsi granted himself sweeping new powers yesterday, basically morsi now has absolute power for six months. his opponents say he's acting like a new pharaoh. the u.s. state department is calling for calm and encouraging all parties to work together. morsi declared all his laws, all his decrees are final and cannot be overturned or appealed until egypt's new constitution is put in place. just days ago, people around the world we
egyptian president mohamed morsi as a dictator and accusing him of a power grab. cnn's reza sayah is in cairo. reza, what's it look like now? >> reporter: joe, it is 11:00 p.m. cairo time. these demonstrators started gathering around in tahrir square about 1:00 p.m. local time. that means they've been going strong for about ten hours. many thought maybe egyptians were worn out, tired of demonstrating after the 2011 revolution, but if you look at tahrir square today, if you look at cairo today, it doesn't seem like it. the demonstrations are continuing. so are clashes. about an hour and a half ago clashes taking place right where we are behind us at the hotel we're staying at. security forces clashing with protesters. a number of protesters ambushed a police vehicle carrying riot police. the police took off. the protesters got ahold of this truck, set it on fire. more security forces came in, shot tear gas and disbursed the protesters. we've seen similar clashes throughout the day. all the demonstrators angry after president morsi declared some controversial decrees that temporaril
'll bring you the details later on this hour on cnn. >> that is crazy. all right, good morning, welcome to "early start" everyone, i'm john berman. >> good morning, everybody, i'm alina cho. happy black friday to you. it is 6:00 a.m. in the east. >>> we are going to start this hour with breaking news in the gaza/israel conflict. new reports of new violence this morning. it happened in gaza near the israeli border. according to hamas security sources about 700 people were participating in the anti-israel protests that approached the border. israeli forces allegedly fired at the protests killing at least one palestinian man and wounding three others. we are going to keep our eye on this for you this morning. we'll bring you the latest as it develops. now, to the other news today, it is black friday in america. somehow, this shopping frenzy became a holiday tradition. and this year, hard-core bargain hunters face a new challenge with more stores moving their door buster hours up to thanksgiving night, creating, yes, gray thursday. people camped out in the line for hours hoping to score som
will be around for generations to come. here's cnn's nick parker. ♪ >> reporter: balance and flamboyant outfits, mariachi around the world and here in -- in its heyday it was known as a hub for tourists and music lovers who would pour in to get a song from the mariachi, but since then the popularity of the music has declined, and this area is now in need of regeneration. ♪ just off the square a class is underway in mexico's first mariachi school. viktor is legendary musician now enjoying a new role as a teacher. it's my life, he says. i'm 73 years old, and i started playing when i was 9. now i'm here with the boys. ♪ >> reporter: this student is already playing in the square, but has enrolled in classes anyway. i think we should be prepared to play our mexican music at a theoretical and practical level, he says, as it deserves. and this is key to the mission of the school. >> there were so many stereotypes that became -- that began to kind of belittle the tradition. movies and playing mariahi music, and it's kind of like a revindication, a going back to revalue what mariachi was. ♪ >> rep
last night. >> so holiday shoppers off and running. we have two live reports. cnn's george howell at a best buy store in atlanta. and stacey cohan at a mall in arlington, virginia. we want to go first to george howell. george, what's it look like where you are? >> well, alina, you know, good morning. so fewer people in the store right now than we saw earlier. we want to talk about some video that we talk this morning at this particular best buy. we saw some 600 people file into this store all trying to get, you know, these deals. you look around, you see the tvs. there are televisions that are marked off. you've got laptop computers that are marked off. laptops and tablets definitely the big items that are in demand here. and store a store like best buy, you know, not only is it competing with online sales, but also competing with walmart, target. it's really important for this store, when you talk to the store managers here, to make sure that they get the best bang for their buck. you know, best buy had disappointing third quarter earnings. they're doing the best to make up for t
thanksgiving to all of you. happy black friday. that is all for "starting point." cnn "newsroom" with carol costello starts right now. >> happy black friday, new holiday. >>> black friday madness under way and on edge. >> push my kids down, i will stab one of you [ bleep ]. >> retail rage. if you're going shopping, be wa warned, not just big crowds but all that pressure to buy, buy, buy could take a financial toll on anyone. shopping tips to help you avoid mistakes. >>> a woman posted a photo and after an avalanche of protests loses her job. >>> did he purposely kick an opponent in the groin? "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning to you. happy friday. i'm carol costello. it is black friday. some 147 million americans are hitting the stores on this weekend after thanksgiving. lines are long. tempers short. >> push one of my kids i will stab one of you [ bleep ]. >> police in south sacramento responded to the store where that happened and they were able to calm things down, but as you can see, long lines may not be the only thing waiting for you at the stores this morning. many walmart work
shaped the world and a top 10 cnn hero. we're very pleased to have her as a guest here at the chicago conference on big ideas. [applause] >> can i talk? >> yeah. as she describes her project, i want you to in some way to put yourself in her shoes. britain you got the call in the -- to have gotten that call often in middle of the night, sometimes from a disconnected voice, and you are 21 years old. life. expand the moment into the to you. the audience is yours. >> on may 21, 2007, my life ended. it started out like any other day. i woke up to the ding ding of instant messaging. i ran to my computer and got to see my husband, michael, on the screen. i met him when i was a socially awkward clarinet player in the high school band. it made no sense to me that this gorgeous trombone player would talk to me, let alone to ask me out. but he did. we eventually did it all through high school and college and parted ways to until i received a call from him knowing that he decided to join the army. total surprise to me. we wrote letters every day during his training. three months after we got enga
-- it is black friday, the traditional shopping day after thanksgiving and cnn reporting black friday sales could exceed $21 billion, from $19.3 billion in 2011. we will be right back. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> with soldiers placed on sentry duty in the roads in and out of boston and guards outside -- the house and outside the homes of crown officials and with british artillery not aimed at the townhouse, the home of the colony's general corp., it was easy to understand why many bostonian felt threatened by the occupation during many more hated how some soldiers tried to stir up racial tensions in their town. of course, not everyone in boston is white. for instance, within months of their arrival in october of 1768, three british officers, probably drunk, had been discovered encouraging some african-american slaves in boston to attack their white masters. one of the drunk officers, captain john wilson, assured the black bostonian that the soldiers would come here to procure your freedom and with your help an
dominant that by the time john adams signed, john and cnn's becomes president, he's a democrat. he's completely left the federalist fold. the federalist party is essentially dead. what happened then was the rest of andrew jackson on the democratic arty, much more as we know it today and became for a little while a single party except there were those in the country who are really opposed to jackson and this became the assets of the whig party. it wasn't so much a political party as an anti-jackson party and the whigs came along and henry clay perhaps, if we want to talk about forgotten people from an 18th century, henry clay isn't so much forgotten, but overlooked because he never became president. perhaps the most prominent american at this time he didn't become president. since from the subject of elections and scandal, there is a pamphlet produced when henry clay was running against james polk and said 21 reasons why henry clay should not be elected. reason number two was he spends his days at the gaming tables and his nights at the brothel. so anyone who still thinks it was nic
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